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About

Dr. Michael Lee, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Denton, TX, with another office in Dallas, TX. She has 10 years of experience. Her specialties include Bariatric Medicine. Dr. Lee is affiliated with Parkland Memorial Hospital. She speaks English and Korean.

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Michael Lee has the following 3 areas of expertise and 1 specialty.

Bariatric Medicine

Bariatric medicine focuses on the causes, prevention and treatment of obesity. Bariatric specialists are trained in medically supervised weight loss and the management of obesity as a chronic condition. These specialists are skilled in various disciplines that help patients lose weight and obtain optimal health.

The field encompasses dieting, exercise and behavioral therapy, anti-obesity medication, pharmacotherapy and surgery. Bariatric specialists might be from surgical backgrounds and perform obesity-related operations or they might be nutrition and hormone focused, prescribing diet and exercise plans as well as weight loss medications.

Patients defined as obese or having unhealthy Body Mass Indices (BMI) have much greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, asthma, sleep apnea, hypertension, many types of cancer and chronic musculoskeletal problems.

One subspecialty of bariatrics is the focus on the correlation between obesity and mortality.

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Locations & Directions

Thpg-Provost Bariatrics Surgery Center

2501 Scripture St
Denton, TX 76201

Parkland Memorial Hospital

5200 Harry Hines Blvd
Dallas, TX 75235

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